Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary in Santa Clara, California

$112,695
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$9,826
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in Santa Clara, California is $112,695.
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$56k
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$151k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in Python, C++ Programming Language, Linux and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $107,487 based on 15 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,003 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,093 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (9.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (21.9% less), New York, New York (13.4% less) and Portland, Oregon (11.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 57 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.3%
Early Career
63.2%
Experienced
10.5%